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Performing American masculinities [electronic resource] : the 21st-century man in popular culture / edited by Elwood Watson & Marc E. Shaw.

Contributor(s): Watson, Elwood | Shaw, Marc E.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2011Description: 1 online resource (240 p.).ISBN: 9780253000842 (electronic bk.); 025300084X (electronic bk.); 9780253001757 (e-book); 0253001757 (e-book).Subject(s): Masculinity in popular culture -- United States | Masculinity -- United States | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gender StudiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Performing American masculinities.DDC classification: 305.310973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: from Seinfeld to Obama: millennial masculinities in contemporary American culture / Marc E. Shaw and Elwood Watson -- Masculinities and the market: late capitalism and corporate influence on gender processes. Masters of their domain: Seinfeld and the discipline of mediated men's sexual economy / C. Wesley Buerkle -- Sexually suspect: masculine anxiety in the films of Neil LaBute / Brenda Boudreau -- The might of the metrosexual: how a mere marketing tool challenges hegemonic masculinity / Margaret C. Ervin -- Fathers, sons, and business in the Hollywood "office movie" / Latham Hunter -- Beyond gender alone: defining multidimensional masculinities. Popular memory, racial construction, and the visual illusion of freedom: the re-mediation of O.J. and Cinque / John Kille -- Obama's masculinities: a landscape of essential contradictions / Marc E. Shaw and Elwood Watson -- The male Rapunzel in film: the intersections of disability, gender, race, and sexuality / Johnson Cheu and Carolyn Tyjewski -- Masculinities in dating relationships: reality and representation at the intersection of race, class, and sexual orientation / Jimmie Manning -- "Do you have what it takes to be a real man?": female-to-male transgender embodiment and the politics of the "real" in A boy named Sue and body alchemy / Michel J. Boucher.
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Introduction: from Seinfeld to Obama: millennial masculinities in contemporary American culture / Marc E. Shaw and Elwood Watson -- Masculinities and the market: late capitalism and corporate influence on gender processes. Masters of their domain: Seinfeld and the discipline of mediated men's sexual economy / C. Wesley Buerkle -- Sexually suspect: masculine anxiety in the films of Neil LaBute / Brenda Boudreau -- The might of the metrosexual: how a mere marketing tool challenges hegemonic masculinity / Margaret C. Ervin -- Fathers, sons, and business in the Hollywood "office movie" / Latham Hunter -- Beyond gender alone: defining multidimensional masculinities. Popular memory, racial construction, and the visual illusion of freedom: the re-mediation of O.J. and Cinque / John Kille -- Obama's masculinities: a landscape of essential contradictions / Marc E. Shaw and Elwood Watson -- The male Rapunzel in film: the intersections of disability, gender, race, and sexuality / Johnson Cheu and Carolyn Tyjewski -- Masculinities in dating relationships: reality and representation at the intersection of race, class, and sexual orientation / Jimmie Manning -- "Do you have what it takes to be a real man?": female-to-male transgender embodiment and the politics of the "real" in A boy named Sue and body alchemy / Michel J. Boucher.

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